Take Out: This run is an hour from Tuolumne City. From Tuolomne City take FS14 towards Cherry Lake where the takeout is.
Other Information Sources:
Nick Wigston's trip report on Oregonkayaking.net.
Ben Coleman has a report from 2005.
Phil Boyer trip report from 2006
Here is a video from Bobby Miller's trip back in 2005. The Upper Cherry section is from 6:57 to the end of the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxxQ8UWXGbY
This video is the quintessential video for Upper Cherry. The others are fine but this actually outlines more of the safety aspects and issues a person needs to take into account when putting onto a run such as this.
Runnable as spring snowmelt tapers off, in early to mid summer. There is no gauge for this section, but flows are probably equal to some percentage of inflow to Hetch Hetchy.
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
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